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Shooting Investigation Indiana Ave & W Rudisill Blvd Mar 19 2013

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Shooting Investigation

 

Date/Time of Incident: March 19, 2014 at 1:11 p.m.

Location of Incident: Indiana Avenue and W. Rudisill Blvd.

Victim: Adult male; critical condition.

 

Fort Wayne, Ind - On Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 Officers of the Fort Wayne Police Department were dispatched to the intersection at Indiana Ave. and W. Rudisill Blvd. in reference to a call of a shooting. Officers arrived on the scene and located an adult male lying at the southwest corner of the intersection. The victim was suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound(s). The victim was in critical condition at the scene and was transported to a local hospital.
 
Witnesses reported hearing multiple gunshots, and seeing a male subject lying at this intersection.  Witnesses further provided a vehicle description for a possible suspect vehicle.  Responding officers initiated a traffic stop in the area of Lafayette Street and Rudisill Blvd. on a vehicle matching the suspect vehicle description and detained the driver for questioning at that time.
 

This incident remains under investigation with the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.  There is nothing further at this time. 

 

Raquel Foster
Public Information Officer

City of Fort Wayne Police Department


 

For release: March 19, 2013

Contact: (260) 427-1343

 

Fatal Shooting Investigation

 

Date/Time of Incident: March 19, 2014 at 1:11 p.m.

Location of Incident: Indiana Avenue and W. Rudisill Blvd.

 

Victim: Gerelle R. Borum, age 22, Fort Wayne

 

Arrested: Josiah C. Thomas, age 22, Fort Wayne

Charge:  Murder

 

Fort Wayne, Ind – The victim from the shooting incident that occurred today at Rudisill Blvd. and Indiana Ave. has died.  He has been positively identified as Gerelle R. Borum, age 22, of Fort Wayne.

 

The investigation has revealed that Borum was walking along Rudisill Blvd. at Indiana Ave. when he was fired upon by Thomas who was traveling in a red-and-white colored truck. The truck was observed by several witnesses fleeing from the area.  Officers located the suspect vehicle, initiated a traffic stop, and detained Thomas at that time for questioning.  The vehicle was towed for processing by Crime Scene Technicians.

 

Thomas has since been transported to the Allen County Jail on a charge of murder.

 

The incident remains under investigation with the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, and the Allen County Coroner’s Office.  There is nothing further at this time.

Raquel Foster
City of Fort Wayne Police Department


 

 


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